Optical Technician

Description:

Excellent opportunity to join a stable company providing patient care in Optometry. We are looking for a dependable, dedicated, and respectful person to join our team. Outstanding compensation including generous paid time off, 9 paid holidays, excellent health benefits, a company paid pension, multiple bonuses, and more!

POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Optical Technician provides clinical assistance in the Optometry office as required. The Technician prepares patient from triaging through vital signs/medical history. Assists provider by performing diagnostic tests, preparing instruments for the Optometrist, instructing patients, and completes procedures, as directed. Establishes, as directed, specialty appointments, calls patients and pharmacies (prescriptions) as requested by providers, as well as other routine clinical assignments. Adheres to Corporate Compliance program, by reporting improper or unethical conduct, violation of applicable laws, regulations or program requirements.

DETAILED DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide patient care (obtaining vital signs, ascertaining primary problem, preparing patient for provider visit). Charting on patient optometric record/documentation and record keeping. Knowledge of correct record format. Track and register patient data for statistical purposes, as required. Assess and responds to patient's needs and educates patients regarding eye care. Assists in obtaining lab specimens. Performs diagnostic tests as required, including Pre-testing I – auto refraction, lensometry, tonometry and topography. Pre-testing II – preliminary case history including current medical conditions. Visual acuities, dial in, phoropter, color vision and drop instillation. Special testing – visual fields, fundus photography, slit lamp photography, vision screener. Performs special patient treatments as directed, including administration of eye drops, etc. Cross trained to assist in the lab, operating equipment to cut lenses to fit frames, etc. Assists with minor procedures. Demonstrates knowledge of aseptic technique and infection control. Prepares, administers and records medications, as directed by the provider. Communicates effectively with other staff members and displays appropriate use of optometric terminology. In accordance with universal precautions, equip examination rooms, clean rooms, instruments, and sterilize same, according to proper procedures.

Provide clerical services in the front office as required to include patient registration, cashier, and appointment setting. Obtains information from hospital or lab as ordered by physician. Disposes of infected material in the proper manner, utilizing red bag container. Sets up exam rooms for following day's operation, inventorying and restocking supplies as needed. Utilizes electronic health record system to enter, retrieve and document patient information, clinical tasks, communications, and optometrist orders accurately and efficiently. Performs other duties, as assigned.





PI141878719

Posted
07/20/2021
Type
Full time
Location
Cape Coral, FL 33990, US